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University of York academics contributed to a House of Commons report calling for video game loot boxes to be regulated under gambling law and to stop selling them to young people.
Michael Morrison, Senior Researcher in Social Science at the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX), University of Oxford, sheds light on the promises as well as biomodifying technologies for the UK.
Today (12 September) the NHS Confederation responded to the publication of Operation Yellowhammer, a document describing alarming food and medicine shortages after Brexit.
A leading trauma surgeon has led the call for more to be done to restrict the sale of harmful 25-inch knives to help prevent violent crime.
The UK government announced the launch of a huge genetics project, working with GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca, to understand diseases like dementia and cancer.
Ministers have announced more than £500 million of investments in green technologies to help create a cleaner and healthier Britain.
The on-going Brexit uncertainty poses serious human rights issues, Amnesty International said today.
Nigel Wilcock is Executive Director of the Institute of Economic Development and says that when it comes to rebalancing the economy – our time is now.
Patients will benefit from significant government investment in new NHS technology to improve treatment, diagnosis and care options for diseases including cancer.
The UK is focusing on international partnerships and ground-breaking sector deals in order to remain a global leader in science. Here, we find out about the work of Chris Skidmore MP, the UK’s Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation and the Office for Life Sciences.
Welcome extra funding for capital, workforce and social care will plug gaps in the short term but falls short of what’s needed, says NHS Confederation.
The Department of Justice is beginning a 3-year review of laws, to ensure that "revenge porn" victims are protected and technologies such as Twitter are fully considered.
On August 1, (2019) Alison Pritchard was appointed GDS Director General, here she comments on her new job role and how she plans to spend her time.
Chancellor Sajid Javid will announce a new multi-million-pound package of support to train and retain NHS staff as part of the Spending Round.
Simon Hart, MP for Carmarthen West & South Pembrokeshire, has been appointed as the Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister for Implementation or the 'GDS Minister'.
Almost a quarter of a million UK children are unhappy, according to a new report by the University of York and The Children’s Society.
People with hidden disabilities, including anxiety disorders or a brain injury, can apply for a Blue Badge for the first time from today (30 August 2019).
John Binns, partner at BCL Solicitors LLP, considers the potential impact of Brexit on the UK’s anti-money laundering laws.
With the odds of a no-deal Brexit increasing, concern amongst employers has understandably raised, here, Andrew Willis, Head of Legal at HR consultancy, Croner, highlights what businesses need to do.
Boris Johnson will ask the Queen to suspend parliament in mid-September, preventing MPs from creating a Brexit deal or passing any new legislation.